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August 6, 2012
The 2012 Energy Policy Summit explored new developments in energy resources and technology as well as their impacts on policymakers, consumers, and infrastructures.
This session discussed how utilities and states adapt energy plans to take advantage of new opportunities for economic growth and domestic resource development while increasing efficiency and managing costs.
Richard Cortright, Standard and Poor’'s Presentation
Antonio Smyth, American Electric Power Presentation
This session explored how utilities are changing their approach to investment and planning given changes in the energy landscape, and the role that federal and state policies play in electricity transmission investments and planning.
Mike Jung, Silver Springs Network
Mike Oldak, Utilities Telecom Council Presentation
Mike McMahan, ComEd Presentation
Speakers for this session discussed how efficient management of electricity production and use through smart grid technology will change how consumers and utilities use energy and its impacts on consumers and infrastructure.
Don McClure, EnCana Oil & Gas (USA), Inc.
This lunch session examined the dramatic increase in the nation’s natural gas resources and its impact on the electric industry and the economy.
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